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Lincoln death mask exhibited at library
October 24, 2008


 

Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services


 


 

Photo above: Mari Stair, graduate instructor for Pathways to Academic Success; Trevor Bond, interim head and special collections librarian, WSU Libraries; (l-r) Keith Wells, curator of the WSU Museum of Art

 

Safely inside a glass case in the Holland-Terrell Library rotunda, a mysterious collection of historical and art memorabilia lures the curious passersby.  With its stark human skeleton, brightly colored paper cutout flags, Victorian beetle prints and antique lace, the compilation seems purposefully discordant.  But it’s not.

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